Facebook’s drones, Samsung’s virtual reality studio, GM’s Maven car sharing and more.
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The Latest in Tech and Science News
VR Movie Studio Coming Soon
You didn’t think Samsung was going to sit back and let VR take over the world without it building a VR movie studio in New York, did you?
Facebook’s Internet Drones
What’s as wide as a Boeing 737, can float for months, and has more antennas than a Radio Shack circa 1992? Facebook’s aerial wi-fi drone, which you should totally have a look at.
Apple’s Virtual Reality Expert
As virtual reality accelerates in both popularity and potential, Apple’s hedging its bets by hiring Virginia Tech’s own Doug Bowman to handle VR innovation at the company.
GM Launches Maven
GM is utterly destroying past notions of itself by launching Maven, a radical new car-sharing service that could very well alter the way we consider auto ownership over the next decade.
FreedomPop Goes Global
The company known for near-free mobile service has made the international leap, offering a MiFi with dirt-cheap data that’ll work in 25 (and growing) countries.
Reviews and Guides
Advice from the Crew
Typing is so 2015. If you’re after a utensil that’ll let you doodle and draw your way to success, we’ve got the roundup you need to see. Read the Review
Productivity Apps Galore
There’s no time like the beginning of the year to consider what apps you’ve got on your home pane, and we’ve rounded up a selection that’ll help you be a lot more productive in the months ahead. Read the Review
Stories from Around the Web
Nielsen is adding Facebook discussions (and soon, Instagram murmurs) to its renamed “Social Content Rankings” for television shows.
Look out, ESPN. In a dramatically short period of time, Netflix has managed to amass 75 million subscribers — the kind of number that a 30-year-old TV channel would no doubt be envious of.
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